Webb measure on troop rotations stalls, in a new setback for Dems

Schor, Elana
September 2007
Hill;9/20/2007, Vol. 14 Issue 108, p3
The article reports that the Republican Senates barred the troop readiness plan that has once offered Democrats best chance to force White House's control on the war in Iraq. The blocking of the proposal of Democrat Senator Jim Webb which allow troops to rest as their combat time failed to clear the 60-vote threshold needed for passage, has been regarded as another failure of the Democrats to defy the policy of the president on the Iraq war.


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